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Horse at riverside, Gateshead

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 19 May 2010 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

O.K. we are travelling along the riverside away from South Shields for a couple of days or so and back to Gateshead and Newcastle Quays. On the way I found this horse tied up alongside the banks of the River Tyne looking a little malnourished and dejected, it always saddens me to see horses tied up in public places this way.

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PascalXLD from Rennes, France

Il est beau ce cheval

Bonne journée

19 May 2010 6:07am

trilliana from Munich, Germany

sad, sad picture. this horse looks as if it really need help.

19 May 2010 6:35am

Mici from Tg Mures, Romania

I have to agree, the horse does look sad but the shot is great

19 May 2010 6:55am

Bruno from froyennes, Belgium

I don't know if the horse looks sad but the BW processing is really well done.

19 May 2010 7:16am

jlm from Västerås, Sweden

Nice shot, i like the processing too.

19 May 2010 7:44am

k@ from Paris, France

Love his long hair !

19 May 2010 7:47am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Great shot and processing.. hope the horse is fine.

19 May 2010 9:01am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

WOW!!! what a wonderful shot! I simply love the tones and processing.

19 May 2010 9:04am

❀ Yvonne Simons ❀ from Tilburg, Netherlands

Beautiful horse with long hair! i like the processing very much!

19 May 2010 9:19am

Charles B. from Mably, France

Beau portrait de cheval !

19 May 2010 9:25am

Steve from Atlanta, United States

Yes, a great image and processing...but, a very sad scene! The owners should be held responsible for this poor horse. Cruelty to helpless animals is truly sad!

19 May 2010 9:25am

Hiro from Kyoto, Afghanistan

It's really interesting that some feel sadness and others don't ! I don't feel sadness at all. I like his appearance and your way of processing.

19 May 2010 9:38am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

My what big feet you have. Lovely treatment

19 May 2010 9:44am

Anne from a little red dot, Singapore

Looks like a small horse, nice fur...the surroundings added the sad mood too, well seen. Excellent !

19 May 2010 10:52am

Magrat from Nordhausen, Germany

Aww... this is such a wonderful art work, Curly! I love it... Let's hope this horse has not actually a reason to be sad...

19 May 2010 11:52am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Super pp in this one Curly! He almost looks like a clydesdale; but too small! Well seen and captured! ;-)

19 May 2010 12:04pm

Amanda from Jersey City, United States

Me too...poor little thing. He needs a good meal and to run free!

19 May 2010 2:26pm

Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Wonderful image. Tender expression of the colt! Great processing Curly!

19 May 2010 2:29pm

Shiva from Kajang, Malaysia

poor thing.. the horse doesnt deserve this!

19 May 2010 3:09pm

Sonia Nansid from Stockholm, Sweden

Fabulous process! The horse is beautiful but yes, he does seem a little sad!

19 May 2010 3:46pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Really great this horse with his long hair, a great processing. Good day.

19 May 2010 4:00pm

Julie from Easton, United States

That is so sad! But the thing is... this could be a beautiful horse for sure! I really like the processing on this one, and I hope that someone see to it that this horse is taken care of.

19 May 2010 5:02pm

yiannis krikis from thessaloniki, Greece

excellent image

19 May 2010 5:40pm

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

a night mare? u r excellent at this treatment

19 May 2010 5:59pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

A great shot, out of time !

19 May 2010 6:49pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Great processing captured here with a lot of texture seen in the horse's coat. I hope the horse is doing better!

19 May 2010 7:04pm

Anne from somewhere over the rainbow, France

what for a B/W !!!! I love it !!! the processing and the compo are fabulous !!!!!

19 May 2010 7:35pm

alex centrella from California, United States

F A N T A S T I C , , , , ,

19 May 2010 10:38pm

Martin from North Platte, United States

very very cool curley, amazing looking animal, Id have cloned out the caca though, think its a wee bit distracting :)

19 May 2010 11:13pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

That's really pitiful, isn't it? But i absolutely LOVE what you did with this image!!! It's simply amazing.....horse poop and all !!!!

20 May 2010 12:03am

prarthana from singapore, Singapore

very nice processing!

20 May 2010 12:27am

Jane from KL, Malaysia

Cool..... i just simply love it!

20 May 2010 1:04am

Twinklestamper ☮ ❤ from Oklahoma, United States

I can imagine this beautiful creature in top form....such a nice image.

20 May 2010 2:51am

rainboy from Nainital, India

This is like right out of dreams. GR8 shot. LOved it.

20 May 2010 3:57am

zahra from shiraz, Iran


20 May 2010 4:51am

KriKridesign from Cully, Switzerland

Wow, your treatment here is especially efficient! fantastic!!!

20 May 2010 6:36am

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

What a wonderful image and processing, really great!

20 May 2010 12:59pm

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld, Germany

poor thing !! I hope somebody is now looking after him..

20 May 2010 4:12pm

Henrik Herskind from Copenhagen, Denmark

Oh yeah. With your beautiful processing (2x Silver Efex?) I think you have honored the actually beautiful horse.

20 May 2010 7:02pm

Wenche from Oslo, Norway

Really like what you´ve done to this photo - and love the composition. Poor little thing - looks a bit skinny? Hope you brought carrots for the lovely posing creature! 8-)

20 May 2010 7:51pm

Mascha from Kootstertille, Netherlands

a great photo, i love the processing!!

20 May 2010 7:52pm

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

this is simply beautiful! excellent processing. What a cute horsie ;D

21 May 2010 12:56am

christiansaboya from mataro, Spain

Beautiful tones!!
My photo was taken with a single RAW and processed with photomatix.
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21 May 2010 9:59am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Love it !

21 May 2010 7:11pm

marsa from Tehran, Iran

fabulous Curly,. what a nice horse. love the grey tone.

22 May 2010 6:56am

Barbara from Florida, United States

The image and process is stunning, remarkable textures.
It is difficult for me to realize a beautiful creature like this is in such bad shape.
Negligence and ignorance. I only hope something is done for this animal and quickly.

23 May 2010 4:50am

Albert from Hamburg, Germany

An excellent shot! The post is perfect, so is the composition. I like the contact I get with the horse. The tones a superb! 5 stars!

23 May 2010 6:44pm

kobismgraphic from tehran, Iran

wo0o0w :-0
verrrrry nice...good ...fantastic realy
i love it .....
you are big photographer

27 May 2010 1:37pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

I so love this shot...absolutely wonderful...great choice of tones...nice details..

3 Jun 2010 6:07am

1/125 second
ISO 200
27 mm (35mm equiv.)